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Industrial Hemp Bill Adopted by Maryland House of Delegates

Posted on March 21, 2000

Maryland House Bill 1250, File Code: Agriculture

Agriculture – Industrial Hemp – Pilot Program

Sponsored By

Delegates C. Davis, Guns, Morhaim, and Baldwin


Establishing a 4 and one-half year pilot program to study the growth and marketing of industrial hemp; providing for the purpose of the pilot program; requiring the Secretary of Agriculture to administer the pilot program in consultation with specified State and federal agencies; requiring the Secretary to ensure safe cultivation of industrial hemp by conducting specified activities; providing that only State property may be used to grow industrial hemp; etc.

History by Legislative Date
House Action

2/11 First Reading Environmental Matters
2/15 Hearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.
3/13 Favorable with Amendments Report by Environmental Matters
3/14 Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted, Special Order
3/15 (Delegate D. Murphy) Adopted
3/15 Second Reading Passed with Amendments

March 14, 2000 at: 10:49 a.m. Status: Adopted

Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by

Delegate Clarence Davis, District 45, Delegate Robert C. Baldwin, District 33, Delegate Ronald A. Guns, District 36, Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11

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